Operation Grenade, Lt. General William H. Simpson Briefing, Maastricht, Holland, 02/08/1945
, World War, 1939-1945
, United States. Army
, World War II
, Simpson, William H. (William Hood), 1888-1982
, United States. -- Army -- Army, 9th
, Operation Grenade
Run time 6 minutes 33 secondsProducer United States. ArmyAudio/Visual sound, black & whiteLanguage English
Lt. Gen. speaks about Operation Grenade. No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 17594
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October 9, 2016
During World War II, Operation Grenade was the crossing of the Roer (Rur) river between Roermond and Düren by the U.S. Ninth Army, commanded by Lieutenant General William Hood Simpson, in February 1945.